How It All Began

Company History

TGE looks back on over 30 years experience in storage, processing, handling and transporting of liquefied gases in bulk quantities under cryogenic or pressurised conditions.

1980

Founding

Company was founded as Liquid Gas International (LGI), a privately owned company.

1992

Name changed

100% acquisition by Tractebel Industry Engineering. Company name changed to Tractebel Gas Engineering.

Integration

Integration  of gas processing and package plant business.

of gas processing and package plant business.

1995

Introduction

of ECT technology to Taiwan and contract for design of 60 ECT storages.

1996

Contract

for first cryogenic LPG storage in P.R.China.

First ETC supply contract

First ETC supply contract (6 tanks) received for Taiwan.

(6 tanks) received for Taiwan.

1998

Contract

for 3 x 80,000 m3 LPG storage received (world’s largest LPG storage).

2000

Entrance

to LNG receiving terminal business.

2001

Entrance into LNG business

Assumption of all cryogenic storage activities from Tractebel. Entrance into LNG business through execution of the LNG Sines Terminal Project for Tractebel.

Entrance

Entrance to mid-scale LNG liquefaction business.

to mid-scale LNG liquefaction business.

2002

Entrance

to LNG export terminal business.

2003

Contract

for 2 x 80,000 m3 Ethylene storage received (world’s largest Ethylene storage).

LNG import terminal

LNG import terminal with world’s smallest plot area.

with world’s smallest plot area.

New definition of core business

for Tractebel after final take-over by Suez.

2006

Company name changed to TGE Gas Engineering

Management buy-out with Caledonia. Company name changed to TGE Gas Engineering.

2007

Company-Divestiture

Divestiture of TGE Marine Gas Engineering (offshore activities) and TGE Gas Engineering (onshore activities).

Completion of Propylene and Ethylene supply chain project

Completion of Propylene and Ethylene supply chain project.

(export terminal – gas carrier – import terminal).

2008

Relaunch

Relaunch of TGE Gas Engineering. Share purchase agreement concluded: CIMC 60 % / GASFIN 40 %.

2009

TGE in India & China

Start of TGE Gas Engineering office in Delhi, India. Registration of Shanghai CIMC TGE Gas Engineering office in China.

TGE vaporiser system development

TGE vaporizer system development for on-and offshore applications.

for on-and offshore applications.

Signing

Signing of Sines LNG terminal extension and LNG storage contract in China.

of Sines LNG terminal extension and LNG storage contract in China.

2011

Technodyne International

Acquisition of the tank design company Technodyne International, UK.